MQ-25 Conducts First Air-to-Air Refueling with an F-35C

The Navy’s Unmanned Carrier Aviation (PMA-268) program completed its first aerial refueling of an F-35C Lightning II aircraft by the Boeing-owned MQ-25 test asset, known as T1, as part of the Navy’s broader initiative to field unmanned systems that transform and enhance the fleet’s capability, capacity and lethality. The integrated Navy and Boeing MQ-25 team, in coordination with the F-35…

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CNO Hosts Naval Leaders at 24th International Seapower Symposium

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday is hosting more than 140 delegates, including the U.S. Secretary of the Navy and international heads of navies and coast guards from more than 100 nations, at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, September 14-17, for the 24th International Seapower Symposium. “Peace does not happen by accident,” said Gilday. “That…

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Pacific Fleet Completed the Northern Delivery of Fuel

In the Pacific Fleet, the northern expeditionary delivery of fuel and fuels and lubricants to remote units, posts and lighthouses of the Troops and Forces in the North-East of Russia has been fully completed. More than 10.5 thousand tons of fuels and lubricants for weapons, machinery and equipment, as well as 12 thousand tons of coal for the operation of…

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RFS Severomorsk Gets Over 3,000 Visitors in Duninka

More than 3,000 residents of Dudinka and Norilsk visited with an excursion the flagship of the Arctic group of the Northern Fleet – a large anti-submarine ship “Severomorsk” – during its stay in the port of Dudinka. Severomortsy told the guests about the history of the ship, its main technical characteristics and combat capabilities, acquainted the residents of Taimyr with…

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Excella Awarded Seaport-NxG Cybersecurity Contract

September 14, 2021 – Excella, a pioneer in Agile technology solutions, was awarded a prime position on U.S. Navy’s SeaPort Next Generation (Seaport-NxG) multiple-award contract. Prior to this award, Excella was awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract to research the use of DevSecOps practices and technologies with Naval Control Systems (NCS). Work under SBIR will automate…

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U.S., Thailand Expand Maritime Partnership with CARAT Exercise

U.S. and Royal Thai navies conducted maritime training during the 27th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise, Sep. 6-10. Taking place virtually and in the Gulf of Thailand, the contactless exercise featured cooperative evolutions that highlight the ability of U.S. and Thailand to work together towards the common goal of ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific maritime security…

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FS Aquitaine in Exercise Cutlass Fury 21

At the invitation of Canada, the multi-mission frigate (FREMM) Aquitaine has been participating since September 7 in the 2021 edition of the CUTLASS FURY maritime exercise. This combined training is the largest annual multi-battle exercise for the Canadian Navy on the Atlantic coast. This type of exercise makes it possible to strengthen operational partnerships and interoperability in very specific fields,…

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